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2019 CCME Annual Symposium Agenda

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

 
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Registration Open
   

Monday, January 21, 2019

 
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
   
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Services Meeting
   
8:30 am - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Setup
   
9:00 am - 11:00 am Newcomer's Orientation Workshop
   
10:00 am - 12:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshop Sessions
   
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm ACME 101
ACME 101: Learn about the 5 w's of the State Advisory Councils on Military Education (ACME) and discuss the initial onboard process of becoming a designed ACME by CCME. This session will also provide information on and updates of current ACME's, and allow ACME members to collaborate, share best practices, and network.
   
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshop Sessions
   
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm ACME 201
So, you've started an ACME, what next? Learn about common business practices, and how to implement policy to ensure a fully-functioning and reliable board of directors. Discuss non-profit options, how to become a working 501c3 non-profit organization, and provide strategic direction to fulfill the ACME's mission.
   
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CCME Business Meeting - Open to all
   
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Social Hour (Appetizers Provided)
   
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CCME President's Reception: Exhibit Hall Grand Opening

   

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

 
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration Open
   
7:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
   
7:00 am - 7:45 am Continental Breakfast (Provided by CCME)
   
8:00 am - 9:00 am Opening Ceremony and Welcome
   
9:00 am - 10:00 am Opening Keynote Speaker
Brigadier General Mike Martin
Director of Air Force Resilience under the Deputy Chief of Staff
for Manpower, Personnel and Services,
Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Arlington, VA
   
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
   
10:30 am - 11:30 am DoD Voluntary Education Update
Ms. Dawn Bilodeau
Director, DoD Voluntary Education
   
11:30 am - 12:30 pm VA Update
   
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Scholarships and Awards Luncheon
   
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm Service Chief Updates
   
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm ACME Updates and CCME Concurrent Session Preview
   
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Break
   
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Speaker
Louis Soares, Chief Learning & Innovation Officer
American Council on Education - Invited
   

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 
7:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open
   
7:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall Open
   
7:00 am - 7:45 am Continental Breakfast (Provided by CCME)
   
8:00 am - 9:00 am Concurrent Session #1
   
9:15 am - 10:15 am Concurrent Session #2
   
10:15 am - 10:45 am Break
   
10:45 am - 11:45 am Concurrent Session #3
   
11:45 am - 12:45 pm Lunch - On Your Own
   
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Concurrent Session #4
   
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Concurrent Session #5
   
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Break
   
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Concurrent Session #6
   
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm Concurrent Session #7
   
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Exhibit Hall Breakdown
   
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Networking Reception (Appetizers Provided)
   

Thursday, January 24, 2019

 
7:00 am - 12:00 pm Registration - Final
   
7:00 am - 7:45 am Continental Breakfast (Provided by CCME)
   
8:00 am - 9:00 am Keynote Speaker
Command Master Chief Petty Officer Richard Curtis, Retired - Invited
   
9:00 am - 10:00 am Accessibility Services and Programs Panel
   
10:00 am - 10:30 am Break
   
10:30 am - 11:30 am Speaker
Jared Lyon, Student Veterans of America - Invited
   
11:30 am - 12:45 pm Lunch (On Your Own)
   
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Keynote Speaker
Focusing on Readiness and Outcomes in Force Education & Training
Mr. Fred Drummond
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education & Training

   
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Workforce Development Panel
Moderated by Mr. Jose Velazquez, Department of Labor
Invited Panelists- Microsoft (Thomas Dawkins)
FASTPORT (Brad Bentley)
Adaptive Construction Services (Nicholas Morgan)
Vincennes University (Matt Schwartz)
Texas Workforce Commission (Commissioner Julian Alvarez)
   
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm Closing Remarks
   

Friday, January 25, 2019

8:00 am - 10:00 am 2020 CCME Board Meeting (By Invitation Only)